Intergovernmental Relations

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Capitol buildingThe Town's intergovernmental relations staff is responsible for monitoring state legislation as well as implementing the Town Council-approved State Legislative Agenda. Intergovernmental relations staff, in collaboration with other Town departments, is also responsible for representing the Town with statewide and regional partner organizations including the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), and the Central Arizona Governments (CAAG).

State Relations
Intergovernmental relations staff engages state legislators and the governor's staff on issues of local and statewide significance. Their efforts are guided by the Town's State Legislative Agenda, which is adopted annually by the Town Council before the start of each legislative session.

Town of Queen Creek 2015 State Legislative Agenda

The Queen Creek Town Council adopts the state legislative agenda on an annual basis. The Town's annual state legislative agenda provides direction to Town staff during the legislative session. The focus of the Town's State Legislative Agenda is to protect local revenues and local control and advocate for opportunities to enhance the Town's economic sustainability and infrastructure development. Click to view the Town's 2015 Town of Queen Creek State Legislative Agenda.

Contacting Your State Legislators
The Town of Queen Creek currently falls into State Legislative Districts 12 and 16.

Legislative Action Alerts
At various points during the legislative session, bills may be introduced that, if adopted, would significantly impact the Town and its residents. In these instances, the Town may ask for your assistance to contact legislators to explain how the bill will affect you as a resident.

If you would like to be notified when the Town needs resident assistance with contacting legislators, please sign up for legislative action alerts through the e-notification system. When e-mails are sent out, they will provide a summary of the issue as well as contact information for state legislators.

Legislative Bulletin
Throughout the legislative session, Town staff participates in weekly meetings coordinated by the League of Arizona Cities and Towns to review and discuss the status of legislation. The League publishes a weekly Legislative Bulletin that highlights bills of interest to cities and towns. The bulletin is published on Fridays and is only published during the legislative session, which runs January through April. Click here to visit the League website and read the most current legislative bulletins, Bulletins for the 2013 legislative session will be published beginning mid-January.

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